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Category Archives: Ministry of Post and Telecom

Mongolia, DPRK Sign Economic Agreements

Following a meeting of senior DPRK and Mongolian government officials at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 28 October (Monday), the two countries signed two economic agreements, along with a … Continue reading

10/29/2013 · Leave a comment

Mongolian President Arrives in Pyongyang and Meets with Kim Yong Nam

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and a delegation of senior Mongolian government officials arrived in Pyongyang on 28 October (Monday) for a four-day visit ending on 31 October.  President Elbegdorj’s visit … Continue reading

10/28/2013 · Leave a comment

Post and Telecom Workers Hold National Meeting

A national meeting of managers and workers in the DPRK’s post and telecommunications sector was held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang on 16 September (Monday).  Attending … Continue reading

09/18/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits 11 May Factory, Views Mobile ‘Phone Handset

DPRK state media reported on 10 August (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) toured the 11 May Factory.  He was accompanied by Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Deputy Department Directors … Continue reading

08/11/2013 · 1 Comment

DPRK Cabinet Holds Second Plenum

DPRK state media reported on 13 July (Saturday) that the DPRK Cabinet held its second plenary meeting (plenum) in 2013.  Neither Korean nor English news items on the Cabinet meeting … Continue reading

07/16/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Internet Access Blocked

Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported on 13 March (Wednesday) that the DPRK was blocked from accessing the Internet.  The several thousand DPRK citizens with dedicated connections experienced trouble accessing the … Continue reading

03/14/2013 · Leave a comment

Stamp Issued of Kim Jong Un Delivering New Year’s Day Address

DPRK state media reported on 20 February (Wednesday) that the State Stamp Bureau issued a sheetlet of stamps, which included one of Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) delivering the New … Continue reading

02/22/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK TV News Reports on Richardson-Schmidt Visit to Grand People’s Study House and KIS University

DPRK state media aired a brief story (33 seconds) at the end of its 9 January (Wednesday) television newscast which showed former Governor Bill Richardson, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, … Continue reading

01/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Software and IT Exhibition Opened

DPRK state media reported on 18 October (Thursday) that the 23rd National Software Contest and Exhibition opened at the Three Revolutions Exhibition facility in Pyongyang at which 1,300 computer programs … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · 1 Comment

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